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Three Point Hitch Adjustments; Height Adjustment; Upper Link Adjustment; Lift Rod Adjustment - Honda TL5040 Operator's Manual

Honda rotary tiller for multi-purpose tractor with category 0 3-point hitch
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THREE POINT HITCH ADJUSTMENT

HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT

Avoid raising the tiller too high
while the
PTO I s
engaged because the
of
operating angle
the driveline universal
joints will be exceeded, producing noises and
vibrations which may damage the driveline.
Note: When in the transport mode (and PTO is
not engaged) it is acceptable to raise the tiller to
the maximum height of the hitch.

UPPER LINK ADJUSTMENT

The upper hitch link is adjusted to position the tiller
parallel (front to rear) with
upper link longer will cause the rear of the tiller to
go down, making the upper link shorter will cause
the rear of the tiller to go up. To adjust the upper
link, first loosen the locking nut, make adjustment
by turning the link body, then retightening the
locking nut.
LIFT
ROD
ADJUSTMENT
The right lift rod of the hitch is adjustable to position
the tiller parallel (left to right) with the ground.
Making the right rod shorter will raise the right side
of the tiller, making the right lift rod longerwill lower
the right side of the tiller.

TILLING

Follow the lubrication instructions
on page
prior to operating the tiller to
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prevent damage to the equipment.
Note:
If
your tractor is equipped with the four
wheel drive option,
is recommended that you
it
operate in the four wheel drive mode while tilling.
Position the tractor where you wish to begin tilling.
Position the tiller slightly
Drive forward slowly as you lower the tiller to the
ground.
the
ground. Making the
off
the ground. Reduce
Fig.
Fig. 23
speed results in smaller bites which requires less
power.
Proper ground speed is dictated by soil conditions,
heavy soils will require slower travel speed.
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